Friday, January 04, 2008

Results of the 2008 Mock Awards

This year's Mock Awards were lots of fun, with provocative and informative discussions. Thanks to all those who attended. The winning and honor books were selected as follows:

Mock Caldecott:
Winner:  The Wizard by Jack Prelutsky, illustrated by Brandon Dorman

Honors: When Dinosaurs Came With Everything by Elise Broach, illustrated by David
Small ; Casey Back at Bat by Dan Gutman, illustrated by Steve Johnson and Lou
Fancher ; I'm the Biggest Thing in the Ocean by Kevin Sherry ; Knuffle Bunny Too: A
Case of Mistaken Identity by Mo Willems.

Mock Newbery:

Winner: Revolution is Not a Dinner Party by Ying Chang Compestine

Honors: Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis ; The Wednesday Wars by
Gary D. Schmidt

Mock Printz:

Winner: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

Honors: Before I Die by Jenny Downham ; Boy Toy by Barry Lyga

Many thanks to those who made this program so successful. Keep an eye on this blog as we move into 2009!